The cruise industry has taken a publicity hit in recent years following some high-profile accidents and ship malfunctions. The subsequent media frenzy has left a lot of travelers wondering whether taking a cruise is a smart idea.
It's a very hard question to answer. I'm naturally a bit biased against splurging on a suite in general. I'm simply the sort of person who would rather spend my money on as many trips as possible, staying in basic accommodations. So here's a second opinion.